Professional illustrators, photographers, artists on the internet and beyond! Take a look at this joke! That is why I'm telling everyone: Do not post your work without watermark or artist information!!! Just makes me wonder how exactly the government thought that gonna help the creative industry!? Spread the word! What are your thoughts?
Hope you all had an excellent Christmas, and a Happy New Year!
I had a very busy Christmas, and started the new year with surgery, hence the absence from DA of late. I look forward to being back in the coming weeks.
This was a fairly involved project in terms of preparatory work. I had an image in mind, a feeling, a mood and knew that I would only really have real world reference to work from; the rest coming from my own imagination and from playing the PS3 game 'The Last of Us'.
As the scene is a place I walk past most days I am very familiar with it (the benefits of being on location cannot be overstated), but I also used Google street view to get an additional vantage point. In fact the bus that features in the finished piece was inspired from the Google street view image below:
I started by scrawling an outline of my thoughts, rough